Thesaurus

groundbreaking

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of groundbreaking

introducing new ideas or methods
  • She was honored for her groundbreaking work in nuclear physics.
  • a groundbreaking new book

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for groundbreaking

Antonyms & Near Antonyms for groundbreaking

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About groundbreaking

Time Traveler for groundbreaking

Time Traveler

The first known use of groundbreaking was in 1907

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near groundbreaking

groundbreakers

groundbreaking

groundburst

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Groundbreaking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/groundbreaking. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on groundbreaking

Nglish: Translation of groundbreaking for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of groundbreaking for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!